Annapurna I Main is the tenth highest mountain in the world at 8,091 metres (26,545 ft) above sea level, and was the first of the Eight-thousanders to be climbed at 3 June 1950
by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal,First winter ascent 3 February 1987 Jerzy Kukuczka and Artur Hajzer.
Historically, the Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using only figures from 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate. By March 2012, there had been 191 summit ascents of Annapurna I Main, and 61 climbing fatalities on the mountain.This fatality-to-summit ratio (32%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousanders
Sebastian Rutkowski, United Kingdom, Northampton